College Student Development and Counseling, MS
The College Student Development and Counseling program (CSDC) at Northeastern University aims to create mindful, action-oriented leaders, specifically in the fields of higher education and student affairs administration. The program focuses on counseling, college student development, the history and philosophy of the student affairs profession, and the organization and administration of the field. The program offers emerging professionals the opportunity to obtain the academic and experiential background that enables them to design, create, and administer student personnel programs that teach leadership, foster student development, value diversity, and contribute to the academic experiences of college students. College Student Development and Counseling students are also supported with individual research projects. The program offers a global perspective to the practice of student affairs and student services.
Complete all courses and requirements listed below unless otherwise indicated.
A grade of B or higher is required in each course.
|Student Affairs Administration|
|CAEP 6301||Planning and Administering Student Affairs||3|
|CAEP 6302||Law and Ethics in Higher Education||3|
|CAEP 6303||Financial Aspects of Higher Education||3|
|CAEP 6305||Special Topics in Higher Education||3|
|CAEP 6235||Vocational, Education, and Career Development||3|
|College Student Development|
|CAEP 6200||Introduction to Counseling: Theory and Process in an Ecological Context||3|
|CAEP 6203||Understanding Culture and Diversity||3|
|CAEP 6230||Health Issues in Counseling||3|
|CAEP 6300||Introduction to College Student Development||3|
|CAEP 6215||Groups: Dynamics and Leadership||3|
|CAEP 8402||College Student Development Practicum 1||3|
|CAEP 8403||College Student Development Practicum 2||3|
|Research and Evaluation|
|CAEP 6202||Research, Evaluation, and Data Analysis||3|
|CAEP 6262||Evaluation and Outcomes Assessment of Community, School, and Health-Related Programs||3|
Program Credit/GPA Requirements
42 total semester hours required
Minimum 3.000 GPA required